Pakistan earns over $61.850 million from export of transport services.

 
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ISLAMABAD -- Pakistan earned $61.850 million by providing different transport services in various countries during the first two months of current financial year (2019-20) as compared to the corresponding period of last year.

This shows increase of 24.60 percent as compared to $49.003 million earned through provision of services during the corresponding period of fiscal year (2018-19), Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) reported.

During the period under review, the exports of sea transport services grew by 47.95 percent, by going up from $1.460 million last year to $2.160 million during July-August (2019-20).

Among the sea transport services, the exports of freight services witnessed decreased of 12.33 percent by declining from $1.460 million last year to $1.280 million whereas the exports of other sea transport services increased by 100 percent to $0.880 million this year, the PBS data revealed.

The exports of air transport services during the period under review also witnessed an increased of 44.75 percent by going up from $38.060 million last year to $55.090 million.

Among the air transport services, the exports of passengers services increased by 95.77 percent, from $19.400 million to $37.980 million, whereas the exports of freight services decreased by 42.52 percent, from $3.010 million to $1.730 million.

Meanwhile, the exports of road transport services during the period under review witnessed a decline of 59.27 percent by going...

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